Ceratopteris thalictroides

Scientific name: Ceratopteris thalictroides

Common name: Watersprite, Sumatra Fern, Oriental water fern

Light requirements: Low

Difficulty: Easy

Aquarium niche: background or floating

Care: Ceratopteris thalictroides (Watersprite) is an very undemanding plant that have two different forms. if you leave it floating on the surface it develops as a floating plant which rots are an excellent hiding place for fry. Ceratopteris thalictroides (Watersprite) can also be planted. If planted it develops into a beautiful plant for the background. Grows fast and is recommended in new aquariums to absorb excess nutrition from the water. Multiply by shoots.

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